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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 1999

Dr Anthony Hunt FBA

The use of French in medieval England; medieval medicine; and editing Old French texts
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About this Fellow

Lecturer & Reader, Univ. St Andrews 1968-90; Lecturer in Medieval French Literature, Univ. of Oxford 1990-2009 Fellow of St Peter's College, Oxford 2011 (Emeritus 2011-). Hon Treasurer Anglo-Norman Text Society 1976-2011, Joint President 2011-. Research interests: Medieval Medicine, Anglo-Norman, Medieval French translations of Latin texts. Foreign Member, Norwegian Acad. of Science & Letters (1999); Officier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques (2009)



Current post

  • Emeritus Fellow, St Peter's College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Reader in French, University of St Andrews, 1979 - 1990
  • Tutorial Fellow in French, St Peter's College University of Oxford, 1990
  • Faculty Lecturer in Medieval French Literature, University of Oxford, 1990
  • Emeritus Fellow, St Peter's College University of Oxford, 2013


Writing the Future: Prognostic Texts of Medieval England 2013

Old French Medical Texts 2011

Les Paroles Salomun 2012

Popular medicine in 13th century England 1990

Teaching and learning Latin in 13th century England (3 vols) 1991

Anglo-Norman medicine (2 vols) 1994, 1997

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Professor Helen Cooper

Middle English Historical Studies of Language and Literature - English Language and Literature Old and Middle English Language and Literature Renaissance Literature

Professor Hector MacQueen

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Professor Paul Binski

Western European art and architecture 1100-1400; royal and ecclesiastical patronage; the art of liturgy and death; hagiography; wall, panel and manuscript painting; Cambridge illuminated manuscripts; international artistic relations.

Professor John Gillingham

Medieval history: narrative sources, primarily in north-western Europe in the 11th to 13th centuries, as evidence for the perceptions and values that shaped war and politics.

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